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Working As a Mail Handler

  • Getting Information
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Repetitive

  • $40,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Mail Handler Do At Kelly Engineering Resources

* Unloads mail from trucks.
* Separates all mail receive from trucks and conveyors for dispatch to other conveying units and separates and delivers mail for delivery to distribution areas.
* Places empty sacks or pouches on rack, labels them where prearranged or where racks are plainly marked, dumps mail from sacks, cut ties, faces letter mail, carries ail to distributors for processing, places processed mail into sacks, removes filled sacks and pouches from racks and closes and locks sacks and pouches.
* Picks up sacks, pouches and outside pieces, separates outgoing bulk mails for dispatch and loads mail onto trucks.
* Handles sacks; empty equipment; inspect empty equipment for mail and restrings sacks.
* Cancels stamps on parcel post, operates cancelling machines, and carries mail from cancelling machine to distribution area.
* Assists in supply and slip rooms and operate copy machine and related office equipment.
* In addition, may perform any of the following duties; Make occasional simple distribution of parcel post mail that requires no scheme knowledge; operate electronic fork lifts; rewrap damaged parcels; weigh incoming sacks; clean and sweep work areas, offices rest rooms, and trucks where work is not performed by a regular cleaner.
* Operates equipment and machinery assigned to the jurisdiction of the Mail Handler Union.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* Why Kelly? Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations.
* Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965.
* And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism.
* Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.
* AboutKelly Services As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe.
* We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners.
* Revenue in 2015 was $5
* billion.
* Visit and connect with us onFacebook ,LinkedIn andTwitter
* Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce
* Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
* Associated topics: chevrolet, control, customer service associate, family, finishing, hourly, processing, record clerk, room

What Does A Mail Handler Do At Global Employment Solutions

* Accurately identify mail and parcels using customer verification form Sorting and weighing mail and parcels for distribution Bundle, bag, and box mail by country and weight Follows quality control measures to ensure accurate processing.
* Send all mail and packages for scanning and sorting Correct and readdress undeliverable mail bearing incorrect or incomplete addresses.
* Stamps and/or permits mail by hand or with a postage machine Continuously loads machines with the appropriate mail Continuously observes machine operation for evidence of malfunctions Completes training in various functions and provides assistance in other operational departments as needed.
* Other duties as needed Mandatory overtime as needed Rate:$8
* hrly (See Job Description) Associated topics: dock, labor, laborer, machine, operator night, outbound, phenomenal, salt, truck

What Does A Mail Handler Do At Preferred Solutions Group

* Make occasional simple distribution of parcel post mail that requires no scheme knowledge; operate electronic fork lifts; rewrap damaged parcels; weigh incoming sacks; clean and sweep work areas, offices rest rooms, and trucks where work is not performed by a regular cleaner.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* Position Requirements High School graduate or equivalent.
* Must be able to read, write, and complete forms, check addresses, coding and memory, and perform data entry.
* Must be able to lift, carry, walk, push, bend, and reach repetitively, as well as stand or sit for a prolonged time period.
* Ability to handle heavy containers of mail and parcels weighing up to 70 pounds.
* Ability to receive approval for Public Trust Clearance"which necessitates US citizenship

What Does A Mail Handler Do At Hawaii Medical Service Association

* Process HMSA’s outgoing mail.
* Distinguishes and processes these classes of outgoing mail, applying the appropriate postage with the appropriate paperwork: First Class, Presorted First Class, Standard, Priority, Certified, Registered, Express.
* Screens outgoing mail prior to metering to remove:
* Mail without complete address information showing through the window
* Mail not properly stuffed into the envelopes
* Uses computerized postage meters to allocate postage charges to different department cost centers and lines of business.
* Follows balancing procedures when metering checks and other sensitive mailings to ensure total number of envelopes metered equals envelope counts provided by customers.
* Informs coordinator, supervisor, or customer if counts do not balance.
* Screens finished metered mail to remove:
* Mail with illegible meter imprints
* Mail not properly sealed to ensure compliance with HIPAA privacy regulations.
* Understands content, minimum piece count, and physical sortation and packaging and paperwork requirements for standard and first class presort bulk mail.
* Replenishes funds in postage meters using electronic funds transfer via the telephone.
* Drives company vehicle to deliver outgoing mail to the post office as need.
* Adjusts and maintains equipment as specified by manufacturers.
* Notifies unit coordinator to call outside professional service technicians as necessary for repair work, adjustments, and maintenance to keep equipment in proper working condition.
* Performs basic record keeping functions to complete operational and performance logs – both hard copy and on pc.
* Sets up, adjusts, and operates the high-speed mail inserters for 30 recurring jobs that are both time- and privacy-sensitive.
* Processes automation rate barcoded mail: Understands USPS qualification requirements, minimum piece count, physical sortation, packaging requirements, and paperwork, with assistance.
* Inventory, order, and restock envelopes for inserter jobs.
* Work on other projects as assigned

What Does A Mail Handler Do At Kelly Services

* Unloads mail from trucks.
* Separates all mail receive from trucks and conveyors for dispatch to other conveying units and separates and delivers mail for delivery to distribution areas

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Average Yearly Salary
$40,000
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$39,000
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$40,000
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$42,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Kelly Services
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
Michigan
Avg Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does a Mail Handler make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Mail Handler in the United States is $40,836 per year or $20 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $39,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $42,000.

Top Skills for A Mail Handler

  1. Deliver Packages
  2. Delivery Trucks
  3. ZIP Codes
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Deliver packages around JKF airport/ sort packages in warehouse / load and unload trucks
  • Operated fork-lifts and other heavy-duty machinery, participated in light mechanical engineering duties, and loaded and unloaded delivery trucks.
  • Containerized mail according to corresponding zip codes.
  • Handle and sacks empty equipment; inspects empty equipment for mail and restrings sacks.
  • Loaded and unloaded mail trucks and maintained accountability of unloaded material.

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Mail Handler Demographics

Gender

Male

42.8%

Female

41.4%

Unknown

15.8%
Ethnicity

White

63.4%

Hispanic or Latino

14.3%

Black or African American

12.8%

Asian

6.1%

Unknown

3.4%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

64.9%

French

7.7%

Carrier

3.0%

German

3.0%

Mandarin

2.4%

Russian

2.4%

Arabic

2.4%

Hindi

1.8%

Portuguese

1.8%

Cantonese

1.8%

Uzbek

1.2%

Tagalog

1.2%

Serbian

1.2%

Italian

1.2%

Chinese

1.2%

Swahili

0.6%

Swedish

0.6%

Vietnamese

0.6%

Somali

0.6%

Hmong

0.6%
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Mail Handler Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

21.0%

Essex County College

7.5%

Miami Dade College

7.3%

The Academy

7.2%

Hudson County Community College

5.8%

Community College of Philadelphia

5.2%

Springfield Technical Community College

3.9%

Florida State College at Jacksonville

3.9%

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

3.8%

Strayer University

3.8%

Everest Institute

3.8%

Ashford University

3.5%

City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College

3.2%

Prince George's Community College

3.1%

City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College

3.0%

Remington College

3.0%

Kaplan University

3.0%

Triton College

2.8%

Saint Louis Community College

2.7%

Broward College

2.7%
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Majors

Business

24.5%

Criminal Justice

10.4%

Medical Assisting Services

7.7%

General Studies

7.0%

Health Care Administration

6.3%

Nursing

5.7%

Accounting

4.9%

Computer Science

4.1%

Psychology

3.8%

Liberal Arts

3.5%

Communication

2.7%

Education

2.5%

Information Technology

2.4%

Computer Information Systems

2.4%

Automotive Technology

2.2%

Pharmacy

2.2%

Nursing Assistants

2.0%

Graphic Design

2.0%

Cosmetology

1.8%

Electrical Engineering

1.7%
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Degrees

Other

43.8%

Bachelors

20.9%

Associate

17.6%

Certificate

9.7%

Diploma

3.8%

Masters

3.3%

License

0.7%

Doctorate

0.2%
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